The powers of bubblegum

It’s not just for chewing. You can use gum for everything from relieving stress to suppressing your appetite.

When we discovered that the secret to boosting memory, beating stress and curbing hunger was in our mouths the whole time, we couldn’t help but share the bubblegum with the rest of the class. At Greatist, we’re . . . → Read More: The powers of bubblegum

Mind Controlled Robots to aid People without mobility

Two people who are unable to move their limbs have been able to guide a robot arm to reach and grasp objects using only their brain activity, a paper in Naturereports today1.

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New App enables ‘Smart Sleeping’ for Smartphone Users

TOKYO: A new app that aims to improve both the quantity and quality of sleep uses brainwaves to track the amount of time spent in different stages of sleep.

Called Sleep Manager, the app synchronizes with a headset that measures brain activity, eye movement and other signals in light, deep and REM (rapid eye movement) sleep.

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